In the last Budget, the Chancellor of the Exchequer confirmed that the NHS is the Government’s number one spending priority. In doing so, he committed to providing an additional £20 billion investment every year in our health services.
Firstly, may I wish all readers of the Great Yarmouth Mercury a very happy New Year. With Brexit Day drawing ever closer it’s an important year for our country with many exciting opportunities for our nation as we leave the European Union.
The Conservative Government has announced that funding for the police system will increase by up to £970 million next year, the biggest increase since 2010. Police funding in Norfolk could increase by up to £11.2 million in 2019-20 as a result of these changes.